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Discover how bicyclists can bring business to your community at two Oneida events

“Bicyclists Bring Business!” Roundtable Wednesday, October 9, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m at the Kallet Civic Center, 159 Main Street, Oneida, NY 13421 Learn more about the cyclists that travel the Erie Canalway Trail  now as well as how your business and community can market to … Continue reading

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Utica Observer-Dispatch: Complete the Erie Canalway Trail

In an opinion piece published July 29th, the Utica Observer-Dispatch writes “While the Erie Canal is enjoying resurgence as an economic engine in the quest to draw tourists, a key part of the puzzle is missing for the Mohawk Valley, and … Continue reading

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Down but not out–What the new transportation bill means for biking and walking

Friday, the House and Senate finally passed a new two-year federal surface transportation bill that will have a profoundly negative effect on funding for trails, bicycling and walking. It’s a shocking setback for active transportation, but we could have lost everything … Continue reading

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Park, trail, and greenway grants available through CFA process

Park, trail, and greenway grants available through CFA process Applications due July 16  The second round of funding for park, trail and greenway grants is now underway. Applications through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) process are due July 16. Amongst … Continue reading

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Now Coveted: A Walkable, Convenient Place

Until the 1990s, exclusive suburban homes that were accessible only by car cost more, per square foot, than other kinds of American housing. Now, however, these suburbs have become overbuilt, and housing values have fallen. Today, the most valuable real … Continue reading

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NY’s Economic Development Council releases CFA awards

Over $785 million has been awarded through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, continuing New York’s efforts to redesign the way state government works in order to drive economic growth and create jobs. As part of the Regional Council process, … Continue reading

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Empire State Development Announces Final Schedule for Strategic Plan Presentations

Strategic Plan Review Committee Will Review and Assess Strategic Plans Presented By Ten Regional Economic Development Councils Empire State Development today announced the final schedule of presentations for the strategic plans submitted by the ten Regional Economic Development Councils. Each … Continue reading

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Bicyclists Bring Business workshop hosted in Little Falls

In late October, Parks & Trails NY and NYS Canal Corporation held the 10thBicyclists Bring Business roundtable in Little Falls.  More than fifty people attended representing interests from avid cyclists to local business owners, redevelopment advocates, and elected officials.  Regardless … Continue reading

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